Michael’s signs into Torrington, Conn., center
New York — Michael’s has leased a 21,400-sq.-ft. former Circuit City store at the Torrington Fair shopping center in Torrington, Conn.
Wal-Mart, Price Chopper and Petco anchor the center, which is now 100% leased, although there is an outparcel that may be developed in the future. Charter Realty & Development and Lornell Realty made the deal.
MinuteClinic opens first New Hampshire locations
Woonsocket, R.I. — MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation, has expanded to its 28th state with the opening of clinic locations inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in New Hampshire. Clinics are now open in Concord and West Lebanon.
A Salem clinic will open Dec. 11 and locations in Hampton, Manchester, and Nashua, will open in early January. With the opening of these six new locations MinuteClinic launches a new clinical collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock, a health care system in New Hampshire with a network of nearly 1,500 physicians. Under the agreement, Dartmouth-Hitchcock physicians will serve as medical directors for MinuteClinic in New Hampshire and collaborate on patient education and disease management initiatives.
MinuteClinic’s entry into New Hampshire is part of its national expansion plan to open 150 clinics nationwide in 2013.
Natural Grocers opens Texas store Dec. 5
Denver — Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is announcing the grand opening of its newest Texas location in the new Town Square Shopping Center in Wichita Falls. The store opens for business on Dec. 5.
"We invite the Wichita Falls community to come in see what we’re about," said Kemper Isely, Natural Grocers co-president. “While they are here, shoppers can also pick up some practical ideas for healthy eating during one of our free cooking demonstrations, or take part in a free nutritional education seminar."